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Architecture is culture and common good

A 24 hours non-stop to start listening, dialogue, planning, reflection on how to rethink the country after Covid-19. This is the aim of “Architecture is culture and the common good“, the digital marathon promoted by the National Council of Architects, Planners, Landscapers and Conservators (CNAPPC) scheduled from 10am on Saturday 23rd May to 10am on Sunday 24th. It will be live on “architettiperilfuturo“. (, the new online platform that will host participatory discussions between the entire community of architects, planners, landscape architects and conservators, citizens, civil society, decision-makers, institutions and businesses: registration on the site is required to participate.
In addition to the speeches by CNAPPC President Giuseppe Cappochin and the Scientific Committee (Roberto Cingolani, Mario Cucinella, Enrico Giovannini, Antonio Navarra, Federico Parolotto, Ferruccio Resta), “Architecture is culture and the common good” will see more than 400 speeches on 5 major themes: Designing according to the global challenges 2030/50; Italy, a network of Resilient Cities; the sustainability of Living; urban regeneration: public places, services, mobility and participation; new virtuous models.
From the day of the marathon the platform will allow to collect and share until the autumn suggestions, ideas and contributions that will flow into an articulated proposal to be submitted to the Institutions.
On “architettiperilfuturo” will be published the Manifesto “Architecture is culture and common good” elaborated in these weeks by CNAPPC in collaboration with the Scientific Committee of the Project “Architects for the future”.
A Manifesto that contains, enriching and updating it to the new situation dictated by the epidemiological emergency, the program for the Cities and Territories of the future and, more generally, for urban regeneration and the revival of the suburbs, presented by the National Council during the VIII National Congress of Architects, Planners, Landscapers, Conservators. Culture and tourism, for example, become in the Manifesto even more identity and economically strategic cornerstones for Italy, with particular attention to the smaller towns and villages in the inland areas, in particular along the entire Apennine ridge.